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Taipei Confucius Temple

  • Source: Datong District Office,Taipei City
  • Date: 2010/5/26

Taipei Confucius Temple
Confucius is one of the greatest men in the history of world and temples to Confucius are a concrete symbol of Chinese Confucian culture.
The Confucius Temple of Taipei can be traced its origins back to 1875 when the Qing court established in Taipei as a prefecture city for Northern Taiwan. In 1879, construction began in Taipei City, including the literary and martial temples. In 1925 Chen Pei-Ken, Koo Hsien-Jung and others advocated reconstructing the Taipei Confucius Temple at Da Long Tong, the layout and configuration of which was based on the traditional Confucian temple to project its ritual construction. The main compound along the axial line was planned to be constructed on a magnificent scale, from the south to the north in sequence as Wanren Gongqiang, Pan Pond, Lingxing Gate, Yi Gate, Dacheng Hall, and Chongsheng Shrine. The Minglun Hall is mainly used for studying and artistic activities such as assemblies, lectures, scripture readings and calligraphy. (Adopted from

Add: No.275, Dalong St., Datong District, Taipei City 103
Tel: 886-2-2592-3934
Bus: 2, 9, 41, 215, 223, 246, 250, 288, 302, 304, 601, 669, 811, R33
MRT: Take the Tamsui Line to Yuanhan Station and walk about 10 minutes from Yuanhan Station to reach the temple.

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  • Updated: 2015/7/10 18:39
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  • Source: Datong District Office,Taipei City